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City of Villains (Windows)

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Description

City of Villains is both the first expansion for City of Heroes, and a standalone game. In it, you can play a villain, rob banks and fight heroes, all while advancing your own schemes. You can also form Strike Forces to take out heroic threats, create Villain Groups and make hidden lairs and headquarters.

City of Villains is an MMOG, and requires an Internet connection and a monthly charge.

Screenshots

City of Villains Windows Its always the sun...
City of Villains Windows Who is stronger, your pistol or my fist...
City of Villains Windows Let do some posing for the camera. ^^
City of Villains Windows This guy on the left is hairy Barry.

Alternate Titles

  • "恶棍城市" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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The Press Says

DarkZero 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
1UP Nov 04, 2005 8.5 out of 10 85
FOK!games Nov 17, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Gamernode Dec 31, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Play Magazine Dec, 2005 8 out of 10 80
IGN Nov 18, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Computer Gaming World (CGW) Feb, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
GameStar (Germany) Dec, 2005 78 out of 100 78
Game Watcher Dec 01, 2005 7.8 out of 10 78
JeuxVideoPC.com Dec 14, 2005 14 out of 20 70

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Trivia

References

The game has an Arachnos soldier NPC with the name "Jenkins". He usually keeps getting himself captured and you have to rescue him. As confirmed by the game's developer, this is a nod to the Leeroy Jenkins phenomenon from World of Warcraft. You can find out more about it in the related links of the World of Warcraft game entry.

Universe merge

In July 2008 NCsoft announced the complete merger of its City of Heroes and City of Villains titles into one game universe. Current subscribers who only had one of the titles received access to the features of both games, and new sales grant access to both.

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be34269 (138) added City of Villains (Windows) on Nov 05, 2005